All posts by Susan Schrock

12 Winners Announced in Arlington’s Annual Animal Essay Contest

With surprise visits to classrooms, Arlington city officials congratulated twelve students on Friday who penned the winning papers for this year’s Animal Essay Contest. Nearly 1,500 students in public, private, charter and home schools participated in the 15th Annual Animal Essay contest, which is designed to promote responsible pet ownership. The…

Nashville Artist with Arlington Ties Featured in Billboard Magazine

A Nashville singer/songwriter with Arlington ties was featured last month in Billboard Magazine. The article, “Is Maren Morris Nashville’s Next Breakout Pop Star?”, called the artist’s as-yet-untitled Columbia Nashville full-length album “one of 2016’s most anticipated country releases.”Morris, 25, may be a familiar face to some Arlington residents. She’s the namesake of…

Water Main Break Causes Cooper Street Lane Closure in South Arlington

A short section of southbound lane of Cooper Street in far south Arlington is expected to remain closed until Monday, Feb. 8 as city crews work to repair a water main break that occurred early this morning. Because of the broken 20 inch concrete water main, the far right southbound lane of…